Best Accounting Colleges in California

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We have created a 2018 ranking of the best colleges in California that offer Accounting degrees to help you find a school that fits your needs. Each school's ranking is based on the compilation of our data from reliable government sources, student surveys, college graduate interviews, and editorial review. In addition, you can view our entire list of all 64 Accounting schools located within California. We also provide reviews, facts, and questions and answers for schools on our site and offer you access to get valuable information from colleges and universities today.

Best Accounting Colleges in California for 2018

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA

University of Southern California offers 2 Accounting Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 384 students graduated in the study area of Accounting with students earning 262 Bachelor's degrees, and 122 Master's degrees.

Based on 52 Reviews
2 Santa Clara University Santa Clara, CA

Santa Clara University offers 2 Accounting Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 198 students graduated in the study area of Accounting with students earning 114 Certificates degrees, and 84 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 20 Reviews
3 University of San Diego San Diego, CA

University of San Diego offers 3 Accounting Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a large city. In 2015, 168 students graduated in the study area of Accounting with students earning 136 Bachelor's degrees, and 32 Master's degrees.

Based on 8 Reviews
4 University of California-Irvine Irvine, CA

University of California-Irvine offers 1 Accounting Degree program. It's a large public university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 77 students graduated in the study area of Accounting with students earning 77 Master's degrees.

Based on 16 Reviews
5 California State University-Northridge Northridge, CA
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California State University-Northridge offers 3 Accounting Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 222 students graduated in the study area of Accounting with students earning 196 Bachelor's degrees, and 26 Master's degrees.

Based on 28 Reviews
6 Chapman University Orange, CA

Chapman University offers 2 Accounting Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 55 students graduated in the study area of Accounting with students earning 54 Bachelor's degrees, and 1 Master's degree.

Based on 24 Reviews
7 Pepperdine University Malibu, CA

Pepperdine University offers 2 Accounting Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 19 students graduated in the study area of Accounting with students earning 19 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 8 Reviews
8 Loyola Marymount University Los Angeles, CA

Loyola Marymount University offers 2 Accounting Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a large city. In 2015, 70 students graduated in the study area of Accounting with students earning 60 Bachelor's degrees, and 10 Master's degrees.

Based on 28 Reviews
9 University of California-Davis Davis, CA

University of California-Davis offers 1 Accounting Degree program. It's a large public university in a small suburb. In 2015, 47 students graduated in the study area of Accounting with students earning 47 Master's degrees.

Based on 92 Reviews
10 University of San Francisco San Francisco, CA

University of San Francisco offers 2 Accounting Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 70 students graduated in the study area of Accounting with students earning 70 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 12 Reviews

List of all Accounting Colleges in California

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School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
University of Southern California University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA
5/5
16 : 1 43,401
Santa Clara University Santa Clara University Santa Clara, CA
5/5
14 : 1 8,680
University of San Diego University of San Diego San Diego, CA
5/5
15 : 1 8,251
University of California-Irvine University of California-Irvine Irvine, CA
3/5
17 : 1 30,836
California State University-Northridge California State University-Northridge Northridge, CA
2/5
32 : 1 41,548
Chapman University Chapman University Orange, CA
5/5
14 : 1 8,305
Pepperdine University Pepperdine University Malibu, CA
5/5
16 : 1 7,632
Loyola Marymount University Loyola Marymount University Los Angeles, CA
5/5
13 : 1 9,392
University of California-Davis University of California-Davis Davis, CA
3/5
15 : 1 35,186
University of San Francisco University of San Francisco San Francisco, CA
5/5
15 : 1 10,797
San Diego State University San Diego State University San Diego, CA
2/5
31 : 1 34,254
Claremont McKenna College Claremont McKenna College Claremont, CA
5/5
8 : 1 1,349
California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo San Luis Obispo, CA
3/5
23 : 1 20,944
Saint Mary's College of California Saint Mary's College of California Moraga, CA
5/5
10 : 1 4,030
California Lutheran University California Lutheran University Thousand Oaks, CA
5/5
16 : 1 4,126
University of Redlands University of Redlands Redlands, CA
5/5
16 : 1 5,215
University of California-Riverside University of California-Riverside Riverside, CA
3/5
24 : 1 21,385
California State University-Fullerton California State University-Fullerton Fullerton, CA
2/5
30 : 1 38,948
University of La Verne University of La Verne La Verne, CA
5/5
21 : 1 8,334
San Jose State University San Jose State University San Jose, CA
2/5
31 : 1 32,773
San Francisco State University San Francisco State University San Francisco, CA
2/5
28 : 1 30,256
National University National University La Jolla, CA
3/5
30 : 1 17,488
Azusa Pacific University Azusa Pacific University Azusa, CA
5/5
14 : 1 9,975
California Baptist University California Baptist University Riverside, CA
5/5
22 : 1 8,541
Point Loma Nazarene University Point Loma Nazarene University San Diego, CA
5/5
18 : 1 3,663

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  • Program Descriptions
    • MBA: Applied Computer Science
    • MBA: Computer and Information Security
    • MBA: Criminal Justice
    • MBA: Financial Management
    • MBA: General Business
    • MBA: Health Care Administration
    • MBA: Homeland Security
    • MBA: Human Resources Management
    • MBA: International Business
    • MBA: Management
    • MBA: Management Information Systems
    • MBA: Management of Engineering and Technology
    • MBA: Marketing
    • MBA: Project Management
    • MBA: Public Administration
    • DBA: Applied Computer Science
    • DBA: Computer and Information Security
    • DBA: Criminal Justice
    • DBA: Financial Management
    • DBA: General Business
    • DBA: Health Care Administration
    • DBA: Homeland Security: Leadership & Policy
    • DBA: Human Resources Management
    • DBA: Industrial/Organizational Psychology
    • DBA: International Business
    • DBA: Management
    • DBA: Management of Engineering and Technology
    • DBA: Management Information Systems
    • DBA: Marketing
    • DBA: Organizational Leadership
    • DBA: Project Management
    • DBA: Public Administration
    • Ph.D IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION: Applied Computer Science
    • Ph.D IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION: Computer and Information Security
    • Ph.D IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION: Criminal Justice
    • Ph.D IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION: Financial Management
    • Ph.D IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION: Health Care Administration
    • Ph.D IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION: Homeland Security: Leadership & Policy
    • Ph.D IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION: Human Resources Management
    • Ph.D IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION: Industrial/Organizational Psychology
    • Ph.D IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION: International Business
    • Ph.D IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION: Management
    • Ph.D IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION: Management of Engineering and Technology
    • Ph.D IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION: Management Information Systems
    • Ph.D IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION: Marketing
    • Ph.D IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION: Organizational Leadership
    • Ph.D IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION: Project Management
    • Ph.D IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION: Public Administration
    • MBA - Entrepreneurship
    • BBA - Human Resource Management
    • BBA - Management
    • BBA - Marketing
    • BBA - Project Management
    • MBA - Accelerated General MBA
    • MS Organizational Leadership - Health Care Administration
    • MS Organizational Leadership - Human Resources Management
    • MS Organizational Leadership - Nonprofit Management
    • MS Organizational Leadership - Project Management
    • MS Organizational Leadership - Public Administration
    • DMFT - Small Business Development and Entrepreneurship
    • MBA - Change and Innovation
    • MBA - Corporate Social Responsibility
    • MBA - Performance Improvement
    • MBA - Strategic Management
  • Program Descriptions
    • Master of Business Administration
    • Master of Management
    • Master of Business Administration, E-Marketing
    • Master of Business Administration, Health Care Administration Emphasis
    • Master of Business Administration, Human Resources Emphasis
    • Master of Business Administration, Information Technology Management
    • Master of Business Administration, International Business Emphasis
    • Master of Business Administration, Management Emphasis
    • Master of Business Administration, Operations and Configuration Management
    • Master of Business Administration, Project and Process Management
    • Master of Management, Criminal Justice Management Emphasis
    • Master of Management, E-Marketing
    • Master of Management, Health Care Administration Emphasis
    • Master of Management, Human Resources Emphasis
    • Master of Management, Information Technology Management
    • Master of Management, Operations and Configuration Management
    • Master of Management, Project and Process Management
    • Master of Management, Proprietary Higher Education Emphasis
  • Program Descriptions
    • Professional Business Systems - Associates Degree
  • Program Descriptions
    • PHD Organizational Development and Leadership, Corporate Training and E-Learning
    • MA Human Services - Not-for-Profit Management Specialization
    • MA Organizational Development and Leadership
    • MA Organizational Development and Leadership - Corporate Training and E-Learning
    • MA Organizational Development and Leadership - Organizational Diversity Specialization
    • MA Organizational Development and Leadership - Risk Management Specialization
    • MA Organizational Development and Leadership - Social Media and Technologies
    • MA Organizational Development and Leadership - Sport, Fitness, and Wellness Management
    • MA Organizational Development and Leadership, Innovation and Entrepreneurship
    • PHD Organizational Development and Leadership
    • PHD Organizational Development and Leadership - Innovation and Entrepreneurship
    • PHD Organizational Development and Leadership - Organizational Diversity Specialization
    • PHD Organizational Development and Leadership - Risk Management Specialization
    • PHD Organizational Development and Leadership - Social Media and Technologies
    • PHD Organizational Development and Leadership - Sport, Fitness, and Wellness Management
    • Master of Arts in International Leadership - No Concentration

Additional Accounting Degree Facts for California Schools

California Schools offering online Accounting degrees

Online Accounting degrees are available at a variety of different schools with as many as 268 degrees earned at the most popular school. Read more below about all schools that have offered online Accounting degrees. If you are interested learning more about getting a degree online, check out our page dedicated to online degree information.

Certificate
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Doctoral
School Name Certificate Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Ashford University 0 0 268 0 0
Golden Gate University-San Francisco 2 0 2 143 0
National University 1 0 92 76 0
University of Phoenix-California 0 0 42 23 0
Charter College-Canyon Country 26 0 0 0 0
How many California schools offer online Accounting degrees?
  • 5 Certificates
  • 5 Bachelor's
  • 4 Master's

What Accounting degree programs were earned in California?

Degree Level Program Length Colleges Graduates
Associate's 2-year Length 10 Colleges 52 Graduates
Bachelor's 4-year Length 42 Colleges 1,646 Graduates
Certificates < 1 year Length 23 Colleges 234 Graduates
Master's 1+ years Length 30 Colleges 999 Graduates
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